The European Association of Banking and Financial History have made a series of Working Papers from 2014 to 2019 available for download on their website. The Working Paper Series are an opportunity to distribute research-in-progress relating to the files of banking, financial, business and economic history.Read more
BAC News: Archive for 2020
The Digital Preservation Coalition have announced a second call for nominations for the Digitial Preservation Awards. If you wish to make a nomination, please sensure you send them by 09:00 am (BST) on Monday 10th August.Read more
TownsWeb Archiving have opened its annual application process for its digitisation grant early due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Deadline for applications is expecged to be between July and August.Read more
The United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO has announced a number of UK archives to be awarded with recognition by the United Nations.Read more
The Business Archives Council is inviting its members to a series of scheduled zoom meetings.
Have you got time in the afternoons for a tea break and a chat about business records? Are there things you'd like to talk through with fellow record-keepers and researchers?
If so we'd really like you to join us along with other members who will be happy to share their thoughts about business records, talk through any issues you might be having and share a few light-hearted moments to brighten up the day!Read more
The European Association of Banking History, the Institute for Banking and Financial History and the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE have announced a call for papers for a conference that will explore the relationship between banking and the state. The deadline for submission is 31 August 2020.Read more
Notes following an online session hosted by the Business Archives Council have been released. The session titled 'Business archives: Talking Shop at Tea Time for record keepers and researchers' covered the sector's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
The Goldsmiths' company have announced a new grant scheme for jewellery, silversmithing and allied trades to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Preservice have announced additional resources and training for archives actively collecting information on the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
In recent weeks, many significant British business have collaposed as a result of the on going COVID-19 pandemic. The UK Crisis Management Team (CMT) have launched an appeal for archives, in particular local authority archives, to monitor business in their area that close or are in danger of closing.Read more
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons are undertaking a survey on repositories holding material relating to veterinary practice history. The survey is available until the end of March.Read more
Westminster Archives are hosting a talk by Professor Nicholas Alexander titled 'Liberty of London 1875-1925' on 26 March 2020.Read more
The European Association of Banking History has announced a call for papers for a workshop that will expore the ruses of past by enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe. The deadline for submission is 1 May 2020.Read more
International Council of Archives' Section on Business Archives has announced its 2020 Conference titled “The Weather Report” Outlooks and trends in business archives. The conference will take place in Copenhagen in September 2020.
The European Association of Banking History has announced a call for papers for a workshop that will expore photography collections of financial companies. The deadline for submission is 15 February 2020.Read more
The European Association of Banking History has announced a call for papers for a conference that will expore the relationship between the financial sector and migration. The deadline for submission is 15 February 2020.Read more
Booking for the Aviation and Aerospace Archives Initiative conference is open. The conference will be held at Aerospace Bristol on 12 February 2020. Booking costs £10 plus VAT (£12) and includes lunch.Read more
Archives for London are hosting a seminar on Pharmacy shops in London by Briony Hudson, Pharmacy Historian on 22 January 2020 at 6pm at London Metropolitan Archives.Read more
Leicestershire Record Office have been announced as the permanent home for the Thomas Cook archive. The full update is available here: https://managingbusinessarchives.co.uk/news/2020/01/leicestershire-record-office-to-become-permanent-home-of-national-thomas-cook-archive/